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Lighting in Design Q1 2019

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Lighting in Design Q1 2019Last month Lighting in Design attended an IESSA meeting in Northriding, Gauteng. The presentation of the evening, ‘Augmented reality & the lighted environment’ was by Retief Coetzer from BEKA Schréder who is passionate about the topic, having envisioned – and then driven – the process to create a first in the world Augmented Reality (AR) app for street lighting applications.

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Lighting in Design: Latest News

Lighting concept complements architectural language in sustainable renovation

Published: 07 May 2019

In an age of sustainable or responsible architecture, the rehabilitation of existing buildings is often the ‘greenest’ solution. An example of this approach was the 37 Commerce Crescent renovation project...

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Lighting hotel environments

Published: 07 May 2019

A hotel is a temporary home away from home. It conveys a feeling of wellbeing and is characterised by a special air of hospitality. The design of its rooms and...

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Hager smart solution for Swarovski in Cape Town

Published: 07 May 2019

The latest Hager ‘smart’ solutions for automated building control have been supplied by ElectroMechanica (EM) of Cape Town for Swarovski Lighting’s new-build showroom in Green Point. The leading supplier specified...

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“User-centred design” showcased at Milan Design Week

Published: 23 April 2019

Samsung Electronics showcased its “user-centred design philosophy” at Milan Design Week’s Fuorisalone. Designed to highlight Samsung’s design philosophy under the new slogan “Be Bold. Resonate with Soul,” the exhibition focused...

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Local designers showcase “afro-contempo” at Milan Design Week

Published: 23 April 2019

Nando’s supported six local designers in showcasing their creations at the recent Milan Design Week. Displaying their work in an exhibit titled ‘Sacrosanct’, the South African designers introduced the global...

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A first for South Africa as video and lighting blend at Rosebank Link

Published: 04 April 2019

Opposite the Gautrain station on the Oxford Road thoroughfare, the iconic Rosebank Link building features the future of display advertising. Billboards on the sides of buildings are nothing new, but...

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How to light a child’s room

Published: 04 April 2019

Lighting is often the most overlooked element in any room’s design – and also one of the most important, particularly in a multifunctional space like a child's room. Storytime is...

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The growth of horticultural lighting

Published: 04 April 2019

Horticultural lighting is the industry's hottest new market, revolutionising the future of farming with technologies and innovations enabling year-round sustainable crop cultivation.

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YSL Museum detaches visitors from daylight

Published: 07 March 2019

The recently inaugurated Yves Saint Laurent Museum in Marrakesh presents itself as a veritable jewel of contemporary museum architecture. The interior of the monolithic brickwork construction, designed by Studio KO...

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Creating visual impact

Published: 07 March 2019

The MARC, located in the ‘Golden Square Mile' of the Sandton CBD, has created a new urban landmark and transformed the character of the surrounding neighbourhood on street level by...

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LED floodlighting for prestigious school’s hockey field

Published: 07 March 2019

As part of Paarl Boys’ High School’s 150 anniversary, the school completed its new Astro hockey field, which included the floodlighting. Located at the foot of Paarl Mountain, this school...

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Corridor: Lambert & Fils's new gallery

Published: 07 February 2019

Lambert & Fils has launched a new gallery in Montreal with the inaugural exhibition ‘Feu de camp’, an artistic installation created by Swiss designer Adrien Rovero.

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Domino Effect brightens up Place des Festivals in Canada

Published: 07 February 2019

The Quartier des Spectacles Partnership is pleased to announce that domino effect by Ingrid Ingrid is the winner of the 9th edition of Luminothérapie. The participatory installation, composed of a...

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Inspired by legend, Coco illuminates with an air of sophistication

Published: 07 February 2019

Larose Guyon, a high-end brand infusing art, life and luxury into each timeless, handcrafted creation, is proud to unveil Coco by Larose Guyon, a unique luminaire fusion of jewellery and...

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The first anniversary of a living masterpiece – the tallest media façade on the planet

Published: 07 February 2019

It has been a little over one year that EMAAR Properties Dubai, the premiere real estate developer in the UAE, and owner/operator of Burj Khalifa, created an initiative to light...

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The centrepiece of university life in Kimberley

Published: 07 January 2019

In 2014, Sol Plaatje University (SPU) opened its doors as the first new University in South Africa’s democratic era. Strategically close to the Square Kilometre Array Telescope (SKA), its initial...

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Thavhani Mall, an iconic night time beacon

Published: 06 December 2018

The Thavhani Mall, a 50 000 sqm regional shopping centre, is located in the centre of Thohoyandou in Northern Limpopo and has been carefully planned to offer substantial and meaningful...

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How to light a dining room

Published: 06 December 2018

Much like the kitchen, the dining room is a space where family and friends get together to entertain, eat, chat and share special memories. A room with so many applications...

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Why Lighting-as-a-Service is set to grow

Published: 06 December 2018

With IT becoming so much a part of every area of business, it was only a matter of time before certain IT industry concepts moved into other spheres. Technology professionals...

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Light touch required for unique factory

Published: 09 November 2018

The AHRLAC Manufacturing Facility is a specialised and unique manufacturing development. The client, Aerospace Development Corporation, in collaboration with the Paramount Group, is responsible for the design, production and support...

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Simplifying smart lighting networks

Published: 09 November 2018

Smart lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) have enabled extensive, complex connected lighting installations. However, alongside the ability to improve on traditional systems, smart lighting systems have led to...

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L A M P winners announced for 2018 International Lighting Design Competition

Published: 09 November 2018

Celebrating its fifth annual lighting design competition, L A M P (Lighting Architecture Movement Project) has announced its 2018 international lighting design winners in Vancouver, Canada.

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The future for smart street lighting

Published: 09 November 2018

Network connectivity and intelligence integrated into LED-based luminaires form the backbone of smart buildings and cities, and make the Internet of Things (IoT) vision feasible. Lighting in Design spoke to...

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Big impact for this fresh take on ‘big box’ retail

Published: 08 October 2018

Leroy Merlin – the world’s largest home improvement retailer, and present in 13 countries – has made its first foray into the African market with the opening of a store...

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Illuminating a legendary Mauritian hotel

Published: 08 October 2018

The One&Only Le Saint Géran has set new standards of ultra-luxury on the island of Mauritius as it welcomes guests back following a multimillion dollar investment.  

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‘Unconnected lighting’ still very much alive

Published: 08 October 2018

Terms like ‘connected lighting’, ‘intelligent lighting’, and ‘Internet of Light’ are becoming mainstream as the lighting industry moves more and more towards adding connectivity to LED-based solutions. And rightfully so...

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Embassy Towers stands proud as an icon

Published: 05 September 2018

Tucked behind the United States Consulate, the building enjoys breath-taking views across to the Magaliesberg Mountains as well as to the south, east and westerly directions owing to the residential...

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Lighting leads to increased turnover at FMCG store

Published: 05 September 2018

When George Skoutellas – known by many in the industry as ‘Mr SPAR’ – acquired the SUPERSPAR Blackheath in the northern suburbs of Gauteng, he embarked on an ambitious plan...

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Platinum Sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa showcasing lighting innovations At Africa LED Expo

Published: 05 September 2018

Platinum sponsor Philips Lighting South Africa are showcasing a range of advanced lighting systems at the upcoming Africa LED Expo, co-located with the FESPA Africa, Sign Africa and Africa Print...

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Selecting the correct LED driver

Published: 10 August 2018

Light Emitting Diodes are fast becoming the dominant technology in the South-African lighting market. LED’s require specific devices called LED drivers for proper operation. Most end-users are unaware of this...

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How to light a kitchen

Published: 10 August 2018

In most homes the kitchen has the honour of being both the heart of the home and the most multifunctional room in the house. The right lighting is essential to...

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A modern pavilion for art

Published: 02 July 2018

The Norval Foundation, a multi-sensory celebration of art, architecture and landscape, opened to the public this April. The project provided a unique opportunity for the project team; a client brief...

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Trends driving office lighting

Published: 02 July 2018

Office design, and in turn, office lighting, has changed dramatically over the years. Better workplace lighting (both natural daylight and artificial light) has been linked to a 15 percent reduction...

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Specialist lights for the panel beating industry

Published: 02 July 2018

When auto body specialist Renew-it was planning the design of its new branch in Edenvale, Johannesburg, Flolite Lighting Manufacturers & Distributers was able to develop a new light fitting for...

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ELDC launches new showroom in Parkhurst, Johannesburg

Published: 02 July 2018

ELDC, the European Light and Design Centre, a distributor of some of the best European lighting to Southern Africa, recently opened a new showroom in Parkhurst. ELDC imports brands such...

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Looking back at Light + Building 2018

Published: 13 June 2018

Every two years the lighting community comes together for Light+Building in Frankfurt, Germany, a blockbuster week-long trade show where manufacturers showcase innovations and products. This year, with ‘Connected – Secure...

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